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Please click on the Date-Titles below to see the full updates.

02/03/2021 Update
Washington Rush GAME DAY ALERT - ONE SPECTATOR.

11/17/2020 Update
Managers forwarded a summary of Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20-25.8, Stay Safe-Stay Healthy.

11/15/2020 Update
Following the guidance from Governor Inslee’s announcement, all players are required to wear face coverings during training, and normal intra team practices will resume. 

11/1/2020 Update
Due to rising COVID numbers, we are no longer allowed to play in games or scrimmages against other teams, including within our own Club.  Teams will continue to train.

10/21/2020 Update
We are providing additional clarification regarding the Return to Play status for Snohomish County.  However, in light of the current COVID positive case spike, we are moving all of our matches for the next two weekends to in-house scrimmages.  Training sessions will continue as they did last week.

10/6/2020 Update
Governor Inslee has released modified guidelines for youth sports.  Current guidelines allow for full team training and scrimmages.

9/28/2020 Update
We are excited to share that the soccer community is making great progress with the Governor’s Safe Start reopening plan for Return to Play.

6/11/2020 Update
Our Return To Play Guidelines have been approved and we can start small group training.  Please be prepared to start training the week of June 15th.

6/5/2020 Update
We are able to begin the next steps that will allow our players to “return to play.”  Next steps include working with local fields to secure training space.  Coaches will begin to put together small training groups of five players. 

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DA Events
Further updates upon release from US Soccer.
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DA Philosophy

Philosophy

“The Rush Way to Play is based upon movement and activity by both player and ball. Possession-oriented does not fully describe how we play; attack-oriented does. Whether in possession or in defense, we are attacking. Rush Players play with freedom, yet understand the importance of responsibility and the balance between the two. Rush teams are flexible and adapt to varying circumstances. The Rush Way to Play represents both passion and purpose”.

•     Players are to be comfortable with a possession-based passing game, where the team will look to try and play out from the back in a coordinated and controlled manner and is developed through the thirds in order to produce goal-scoring opportunities when possible

•     Players will look to recognize opportunities to play forward and execute counter-attacking opportunities where possible but not at the expense of losing possession

•     Players will, upon losing possession, look to immediately regain possession by defending from the front as a preferred option, or to drop and establish a compact defensive shape when unable to do so

•     Above all, our teams are expected to display a competitive and winning mentality – winning games is of importance; however, this is not at the expense of the playing philosophy

The U12 age group will predominantly focus on technical development incorporating decision-making and consideration for basic principles of play. They will play predominantly in a flexible 4-2-2 formation with players encouraged to rotate positions. The U13 & U14 age groups will focus more toward tactical understanding and technical refinement. Players will still be required to have an understanding of a range of positions but as they progress through this phase should begin to develop a primary position within the team. 11v11 games will adopt a flexible 4-3-3 formation. The key aspect regarding formations is that they are a guide. The style of play is dictated by the playing philosophy and takes precedence overall.

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DA Vision
DA Vision info coming soon.
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DA Facilities
Kasch Park

Cavelero Middle High School

Archbishop Murphy High School

Mill Creek Sports Park

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DA Academy Graduates to Sounders FC
Info coming soon.
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DA Uniforms
As part of our agreement with Adidas, Washington Rush provides all uniform items for Development Academy players. Items included in this agreement are Home and Away Jerseys, Shorts and Socks, Warm-Up Jacket and Pants, Cleats and Runners.